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Sep 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
they do it by occupying the printing press of the local southern newspaper, the conservator in virginia for example, the editor was carefully setting the type to his newspaper one day and i think an early 1862 barges the first minnesota and this side not to undo all his work for the other three said the paper exists with one page of sort of local news and three pages of news for minnesota news and other places they actually traveled with portable printing presses there exclusively almost exclusively enlisted ideas in the world. those aren't censored either and they are not censored officially. they are also not in the sense if you are writing a letter to your mom on some things i would want to know if my son didn't have a decent meal in two weeks. well, when you are writing for other soldiers they know all that stuff and so there is no need to soften the edges a little bit, so they are especially and censored because of the amended the audience with the almost ralf voice and it's hard to imagine anything like that today. it's not like stars and stripes in world war ii which goes through
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
in the midwest area, ohio, michigan, and ohio, states in the southwest, colorado, new mexico and nevada. virginia and florida in the south. all of the states are pretty different. the six states in the midwest are much more heavy and have a slow level of demographic change and they are more bechler changing slowly. that is favorable in showing preference for barack obama could with that in mind, let's look at some of the particular swing states that are in play. more than any other state, perhaps ohio is one of the pogroms. a state that was believed to be for mitt romney, but if obama holds all six electoral votes, he is only four electoral votes short of victory. critical romney strategy in the state of ohio. that is not happening at this point. at this point, some of the data on the bottom, you see that the were served with the white working class and he lost by 10 points in 2008. his hope was that he could expend that much a part of it. that is really what romney strategy is. romney is not anywhere close to driving up that margin. he is doing no better at all for white college graduates. that
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2012 8:00pm EDT
,000 in virginia, just shaving off 100,000 votes in the states could turn this election. secondly, when you look at congressman john lewis that pay the price for us to vote, you think that donna is right, we need to have a two-pronged strategy. we have got to fight for the law and we need to do everything we need to do to vote this year so where we can't turn them around like ohio and pennsylvania and michigan and reverend charles williams and others in michigan, we can still vote because if they could take no right to vote instead of against jim clark and get eaten like like john john ls san jose williams, then what excuse do we have if we can't get a couple of i.d.s and go to the pole? we cannot be that lazy that we cannot do what we have to do this november so as much as we are outraged about it, we need to have a strategy that we are there for going to be proactive in deal with it. lastly i'm glad you've said this because i'm with the conservatives. i'm a conservative. i'm trying to conserve the voting rights act. i'm trying to conserve the civil rights act. those that are trying to have a r
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 8:00pm EDT
primaries involve, or the wisconsin primaries, hubert humphrey versus john f. kennedy in the west virginia primary, same two contenders, and it is almost like a stalking horse. he's kind of a stalking horse for lyndon johnson. >> what does that mean? >> and fellow who is kind of, you know, saying he is operating on his own, but really at the behest of someone else. hopefully he had wanted on his own to be president. obviously, but lyndon johnson wanted it even more. because lyndon johnson once power more than anyone ever. the lyndon johnson always wants to do it in an indirect way that is back in the cloak room sort of way, and he's going to get the nomination, that's how he go and get it. it is not enter any primaries. he enters the democrat race like a week before the convention convenes in los angeles. you know, he almost pulls back. he almost pulls it off. jack kennedy is not nominated until, what is the? until they call the roll on wyoming. >> now, there is no state that begins with z. those two primaries, jack kennedy's father doesn't want him to enter wisconsin, he thinks it is dang
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
: literally all night. >> guest: a lot of good music too. >> guest: ohio yesterday, virginia today, tomorrow pennsylvania, so four battleground states. one of the things we're saying before you go to calls, one of the things we've been saying, peter, is we want these debate moderators who i respect, mr. schieffer, formerly at pbs, now retired, ms. crowley at cnn, distinguished americans who have been given responsibility to shepherd and to herd these two candidates in these debates. we want them to put poverty on the agenda. in 2008 three debates between obama and mccain -- yeah, between obama and mccain, the word poor or poverty did not come up in three debates. obama didn't raise it, mccain didn't raise it, the moderators didn't ask about it. it didn't get on the agenda four years ago. look at the situation we're in now, we can't abide another campaign season where the issue doesn't get discussed. i'm calling on my colleagues, and everywhere we go we're raising this issue, they must raise the issue of poverty starting, respectfully, at jim lehrer at the first debate october 3rd. >> host: t
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
as they speak. playboy magazine has just declared the university of virginia america's top party school but if it was like that when ken wainstein graduated from uva he has spent his career making up for by it by getting very serious. >> i was in the library the whole time. federal prosecutor in new york u.s. attorney in washington, chief of staff to the fbi director robert mueller. in 2006 he became the first justice department lawyer to fill a brand-new position position assistant attorney general for national security. event served as the homeland security adviser to president george w. bush and is now in private practice and watching 10. can, please. >> it's dangerous to be on a panel that starts off with a reference to "playboy" magazine but i will see if i can catch my breath and go for. thanks very much and it's good to be here. i've been asked to talk about three cases. one is against a national security case and the two more regular criminal cases. let me start with the national security case and that is called proper versus fantasy generational. it is a standing case relating
CSPAN
Sep 10, 2012 8:30pm EDT
visiting florida and virginia. those states where blue in 2008 and together they have 42 electoral votes. watch c-span this campaign season as we continue our road to the white house coverage. >> you are watching c-span2 at politics and public affairs weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights, watch key public policy then spend every weekend, the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules on her website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. next time a brookings institution discussion on defense policy. panelists discussed the differences between president obama and mitt romney. this is one hour and 35 minutes. >> why don't we go ahead and begin. i am the director here at the brookings defense institution. i am peter singer. we are talking about the 2012 presidential election. in many ways, the issues in defense and national security have never been more important and more dynamic than they are today. we have over 80,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan today engaged in a decade old conflict. we hav
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
on the federal budget. then the 9/11 me me memorial ceremony held in new york. university of virginia president talks about cheating in college classrooms. oklahoma republican senator tom coburn predicted today a downgrade of the u.s. credit rating. a former member of the simpson bowls commission. he's not worried about so the called fiscal cliff. the series of tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take effect? january. he focused instead on the financial health of medicare saying the only way to save the program is to change it. he made the remarks are rip pen society. the birthplace of the republican party in wisconsin. [inaudible] [inaudible] [inaudible] good morning. thank you for coming out this morning. for those who i have not member i'm president of the great organization called the rip pen society. as you know, we are a public policy organization that was founded in 1962, by congress other than tom. we take our name from a town in wisconsin where the republican party was born over 1 her years ago in rip pen. we're created on the values of abraham lincoln. the society with the firs
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